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"Edit link" has two possible meanings:

  1. A link to edit (page)

  2. To edit the link

How can I know which one is correct? This is part of a translation project and I can't find context of the expression.

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Context would be the best clarifier, but without that the lack of an article would make me lean towards the second. This is a marginal preference at best, though; without context they're (for the most part) just as likely as each other. Since it's for a translation project, there's probably a coordinator or superior that has access to where the phrase is found, and it probably couldn't hurt to ask.

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